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Bonifas Fine Arts Center

700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
906-786-3833

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May 2018

Abstract Floral Painting

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: April South-Olsen DATES: May 23, 30 Celebrate the blossoming around you with painting your own floral abstract painting! Don't let abstract painting scare you anymore. Experience a step-by-step approach to painting spring florals, and learn to create a feeling rather than an image. We will explore color to find harmony in your palette and understand why certain colors look good next to each other and what attracts us to them. Our hands are individual to us, I will help…

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Toddler Art — Session 3

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until June 7, 2018

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Lorne Watson DATES: April 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7 Join us for creative play activities and music fun! Lead by professional teachers and musicians, toddlers will be combining fun and learning to help nurture imagination, problem solving and developing motor skills. Art stations and music provide hands on fun. For toddlers (mobile to age 3) and their caregivers. 7 Week Session: $32.00 | Per Day: $5.00

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Introduction to Marbling on Paper

May 31 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Heidi Reichenbach Finley DATE: May 31 Thursday, May 31 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Introduction to Marbling on Paper The art of marbling is a paper-decoration technique.  It's centuries old, dynamic and colorful.  Come learn the basics!  You'll float paint on water, use specialized tools to make beautiful patterns, and print onto paper.  Choose your own colors and make several!  This class is creative fun for any level--guaranteed success for everyone.  Ideas for how to use marbled paper will be shared.  Marbling is good messy…

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Marbled Jewelry

May 31 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Heidi Reichenbach Finley DATES: May 31 Get creative!  You’ll make a professional-looking resin pendant necklace with marbled paper.  If you attend the class above, you can use your own freshly made papers, or Heidi's.   All-metal nickel and lead-free findings included with chain or upgrade to sterling.  You choose from many sizes, shapes, and finishes.  Earrings available too—even clip-ons!  These make great gifts. Please note:  Poured resin takes over a day to dry.  Jewelry will be stuck with clay to paper plates. …

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June 2018

Marbling on Paper/Open Marbling Studio

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Heidi Reichenbach Finley DATES: May 31, June 1 Thursday, May 31 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Introduction to Marbling on Paper The art of marbling is a paper-decoration technique.  It's centuries old, dynamic and colorful.  Come learn the basics!  You'll float paint on water, use specialized tools to make beautiful patterns, and print onto paper.  Choose your own colors and make several!  This class is creative fun for any level--guaranteed success for everyone.  Ideas for how to use marbled paper will be shared.  Marbling is…

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Missoula Children’s Theater

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until June 15, 2018

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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DATES: June 11 – 16 TIMES: Audition 6/11, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Rehearsals daily 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., 12:30 – 2:30 p.m., Workshops daily 3 – 4 p.m. PERFORMANCE: June 16, 3 and 6 p.m. Tickets $8, children under 5 Free The Missoula Children’s Theatre presents SNOW WHITE & THE SEVEN DWARFS, an original adaptation of the classic fairy tale. A young princess named Show White finds herself in peril when her step-mother, the Queen, is told by…

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Missoula Children’s Theater

June 12 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:30pm, repeating until June 15, 2018

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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DATES: June 11 – 16 TIMES: Audition 6/11, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Rehearsals daily 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., 12:30 – 2:30 p.m., Workshops daily 3 – 4 p.m. PERFORMANCE: June 16, 3 and 6 p.m. Tickets $8, children under 5 Free The Missoula Children’s Theatre presents SNOW WHITE & THE SEVEN DWARFS, an original adaptation of the classic fairy tale. A young princess named Show White finds herself in peril when her step-mother, the Queen, is told by…

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Missoula Children’s Theater Workshops

June 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:00pm, repeating until June 14, 2018

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Three workshops are included during the Missoula Children's Theater in June. Workshops last approximately 45 minutes. The kids ages groups are as following: 1. Tuesday, 3 to 4pm: Improv – 8-12 grades 2. Wednesday, 3 to 4 pm: Acting, 6-8 grades 3. Thursday, 3 to 4 pm: Drama Quest, 3-5 grades Improv Participation and teamwork are emphasized as the students learn to act without a script. This workshop can be geared to all skill levels of students from beginners to…

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Missoula Children’s Theater Performance

June 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on June 16, 2018 at 6:00pm

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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DATES: June 11 – 16 TIMES: Audition 6/11, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Rehearsals daily 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., 12:30 – 2:30 p.m., Workshops daily 3 – 4 p.m. PERFORMANCE: June 16, 3 and 6 p.m. Tickets $8, children under 5 Free The Missoula Children’s Theatre presents SNOW WHITE & THE SEVEN DWARFS, an original adaptation of the classic fairy tale. A young princess named Show White finds herself in peril when her step-mother, the Queen, is told by…

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Learn To Draw From Your Right Brain

June 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until July 12, 2018

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: David Snook DATES: Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 19, 21, 26, 28 July 10, 12 (Skips the week of July 2) Would you like to learn to draw skillfully and beautifully and to learn to see the world in new ways? Artist and Illustrator David Snook will help kids and adults to move from stick figures to recognizable portraits in just 3 weeks! The class is based on the method of “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” by…

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Fairy Houses

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Kate Oman DATES: June 21 Celebrate the Summer Solstice by building a fairy house. The class will be held outside in the Bonifas garden weather permissive. Min 5/Max 12   Student Fee: $23 members, $28 non-members

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Music Monday

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until August 6, 2018

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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June 25 Sit Down Francis July 16 Speedy Beef July 30 Kraig Kenning August 6 Cadillacs

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Iphoneography 1.0 — Smartphone Photography Workshop

June 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Karen West DATES: June 28 Visiting artist Dr. West is a photographer by heart and passion and a philosophy teacher by mind and trade. Both have come together in her latest photographic adventures with the iPhone. Making the transition from 15 years as fine art photographer with the DSLR camera to the tiny iPhone and its limitless possibilities of creativity has opened Karen’s eye to the everyday world around her in new and amazing ways. Dorothea Lange said, “The…

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July 2018

Summer Arts at the Bonifas

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Kaylee Hubert DATES: July 11, 18, 25 AGE: 5 to 9 Keep young minds developing and little hands busy! Bonifas Summer Arts program provides a playful and stimulating environment for young kids to grow as creative, unique individuals! Participants will do fun projects, experimenting with painting, drawing, mixed-media and more! Held at Bonifas Sculpture Garden or the Studio (weather permitting) Min: 6 Max: 20   Student Fee: $5 per Class

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Young Artists Market Registration Deadline

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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TIME: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Note: Set up starts at 8 a.m. Calling all Young Entrepreneurs! The Young Artists’ Market is a great opportunity for students to display and sell their original works during the Waterfront Art Festival at Ludington Park. All artwork must be done by the artist (a limited amount of adult assistance is acceptable). Work must be of suitable quality to be sold, and a sample must be approved by the Bonifas staff upon receipt of…

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